Invesco Plc ( IVZ ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 19, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 05, 2014. Shareholders who purchased IVZ stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 11.11% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $38.92, the dividend yield is 2.57%.
The previous trading day's last sale of IVZ was $38.92, representing a -1.39% decrease from the 52 week high of $39.47 and a 29.35% increase over the 52 week low of $30.09.
IVZ is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as The Blackstone Group L.P. ( BX ) and Franklin Resources, Inc. ( BEN ). IVZ's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.21. Zacks Investment Research reports IVZ's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 18.62%, compared to an industry average of 5.9%.
Interested in gaining exposure to IVZ through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have IVZ as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares KBW Capital Markets Portfolio ( KBWC )
- PowerShares DWA Financial Momentum Portfolio ( PFI )
- iShares Morningstar Mid Core Index Fund ( JKG ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is JKG with an increase of 4.17% over the last 100 days. KBWC has the highest percent weighting of IVZ at 4.16%.
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